Black-faced Coucal, Centropus melanops melanops

Recording AV#1918. Philippines: Mindanao: Bislig; PICOP, quarry (8.269, 126.199)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Black-faced Coucal, Centropus melanops, PC Rasmussen, photographer, project AVoCet file Centropus_melanops_Philippines23Nov09-PCR_PH_PICOP-Bislig_5020.jpg Spacer Spacer Spacer Spacer Spacer

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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AVoCet catalog #AV1918
Audio duration (s)110.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and photographed (photo above) several minutes earlier
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedyes, sporadically

Individual Characterization

Behaviorskulking through mid-storey in mixed flock
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?probably this or pair member; not certain


Recording date23 Nov 2009
Time recorded (24h)13:20h
LocationPhilippines: Mindanao: Bislig; PICOP, quarry (8.269, 126.199)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)155
Determined by: GPS
Weatherhumid, fairly quiet, calm, heavily overcast
Habitatheavily degraded forest under active logging

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyrighted by recordist; freely available with attribution
Equipment usedNagra Ares BB+ and Sennheiser ME66/K6
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